THOMSON, Ga.- Mr. Jackson E. Malcom, Sr., 73, of Thomson, entered into rest July 22, 2004 at his residence.
The funeral was held at 11a.m. Monday, July 26, 2004 at Thomson First Baptist Church with Dr. James M. Ramsey officiating. Burial was in Westview Cemetery with Masonic Rights.
Mr. Malcom, a resident of North Augusta for 25 years was a native of Thomson. He retired as Chief of the Construction Budget at the Savannah River Plant after 35 years federal service and was a realtor. He served on the Augusta-SRP United Way, the CSRA Federal Credit Union Board of Directors and was President of the SRP Federal Employees Recreational Association. He graduated cum laude in Accounting from the University of Georgia in 1956 and received a Master's degree in Finance from the University of S.C. in 1970. He was elected to Phi Kappa Phi and Beta Gamma Sigm a honor societies and to Alpha Kappa Psi fraternity. He was a member of First Baptist Church and its Men's Bible Class. He served as Missions Chairman during the Raysville Mission startup, Usher, Finance Committee Member, Teacher and on Repair Teams to Baptist properties. Mr. Malcom was a 32 degree Mason in the Augusta Scottish Rite, a member of the Harlem Masonic Lodge, A.J. Miller Masonic Lodge and Chief Ambassador in the Savannah Alee Shriners. He was appointed from 1993-99 on the Greenville Shriners Childrens Hospital Board of Governors and from 1996-1998 on the Atlanta Scottish Rite Hospital Child Care Committee. He was named Alee 1996 Shriner of the Year. He was a President of Thomson Shrine Club, member of Augusta Shrine Club and an Honorary Life Member of the Tybee Lite Shrine Club. He served five years in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War including three years on the administrative staffs of flag officers and was a member of the Destroyer Sailors Association. He was a Comma nder of Admiral Hawes VFW Post 7778 and Ga. 10th District VFW Judge Advocate. Mr. Malcom was President of the Thomson Lions Club and a Melvin Jones Fellow. He was designated as Guiding Lion for chartering of the Thomson Camellia City Lions Club. He also served as Charter Vice President for the New Ellenton, S.C. Jaycees. He was Legislative Officer of the local chapter of NARFE-National Association for Retired Federal Employees. He was on the Executive Board of the Georgia-Carolina Boy Scouts Council and served as National Scout Jamboree Chairman and as a Scout Troop Leader and Red Cross Swimming Instructor. He was a Little League Coach and served as a leader in the YMCA Indian Guide and Princess Program. Mr. Malcom was a graduate of Leadership McDuffie and served on the Human Relations Commission and as a Voting Precinct Poll Manager. He received a special award in 1997 from the Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities citing his related volunteer work that had made a significant impact on the lives of others and this work especially that for children is the way that he will be remembered.
Survivors include his wife, Joan Ansley Malcom; two daughters, Donna Malcom Barnhill and Pamela Malcom Graziano; a son, Jackson E. Malcom, Jr.; sister, Mary Reese and three grandchildren, Brittany Barnhill, Brooke Barnhill and Kylie Malcom.
Pallbearers were nephews. Honorary pallbearers were members of the First Baptist Men's Bible Class, members of the Masonic fraternity and members of the CC Lions Club.
Memorials may be made to Thomson First Baptist Church Family Ministries Center, P.O. Box 1205, Thomson, GA, 30824 or to Shriners Childrens Hospitals, 950 West Faris Road, Greenville, S.C., 29605.
Beggs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.